(GIST OF SCIENCE REPORTER) Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Indian Railways’ Production Unit, Banaras Locomotive Works (BLW) organized a function for distribution of self-employment toolkits and certificates for successful trainees under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY) on 13.10.2021.
This marks the culmination of the 100-hour training program organized by BLW for training of the first batch, in Technical Trades viz. Electrician, Fitter, Machinist, and Welder, under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY). Total 54 trainees received toolkits and certificates on 13.10.2021.
RKVY program was launched on 17.09.2021 by Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways.
RKVY program empowers local youth by way of providing entry level training in Industry relevant skills through Railway Training Institutes.
The RKVY program is under aegis of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikasa Yojana (PMKVY) – a scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) to achieve vision of Aatma Nirbhar Bharat.
Total 50,000 Youths will be trained over period of three years in 75 Railway Training Institutes, spread all across India.
Banaras Locomotive Works has been entrusted as nodal agency for the implementation of RKVY program. Course content and Assessment procedure for Training has been developed by Banaras Locomotive Works.